Part of the Sebastião Salgado na Amazônia series. Covers the history of contact between the Korubos with whites and other indigenous groups – along with the increasing threats they face from garimpeiros and poachers
SourceFolha de S.Paulo
Sebastião Salgado na Amazônia, p.4 and 5
- Vale do Javari
Residents of traditional communities in the Brazilian Amazon municipality of Barcarena, near the mouth of the Amazon River, say that their subsistence and commercial livelihoods, and their health, have been destroyed by an invasion of mining companies which began in the mid-1980’s. This story is the fifth in a series.
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